Monday, February 22, 2010

Haitian Relief: Two more jackets listed

I found my slightly worn Borland Leather Jacket, and Lino Tadros is donating his brand new, never worn suede jacket. Both jackets are XXL.

All items currently being auctioned off here.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Update - Delphi 8 Arch on eBay contains Delphi 7 Arch as well

I saw nothing indicating it on the box, so I finally cut it open just to check exactly what's in there.

Delphi 8 Architect - includes Delphi 7 Architect

It's only fair to mention this. The last person who picked up Delphi 8 Architect (with Delphi 7 Architect) got it for a steal... ;)

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Haitian Relief Auction Update - $7,292

38 items are on their way to the winning bidders. I can fill in customs forms in my sleep now. ;)

I just now realized I completely blew it... I didn't take a photo of the autographed $99 bumper sticker that I just mailed off... I'll have to ask the winner to send me a photo of it in a special place.

Anyway, there's some cool stuff coming real soon now...

Not to get too specific - you'll have to stay tuned - but they include autographed copies of Turbo Pascal 3 and Delphi!

Thanks for your support!

Saturday, February 6, 2010

I found TButton!!!

TButton with a bonus Backstage Pass - Buy It Now!

RAD enough for Delphi? Buy It Now!

Can you tell I'm testing if someone will hit the Buy It Now? ;)

Signed books, mouse, stickers, and more

I just added two signed books, Xavier Pacheco's and Steve Teixeira's "Delphi 2 Developer's Guide" (my copy) and Danny Thorpe's "Delphi Component Design" (Steve Trefethen's copy). Both books were signed by the authors.

I also added two floppy disk sets - Delphi 1, and BP7, David I's leather jacket and a Borland mouse.

Borland Memorabilia Auctions for Haitian Relief

Friday, February 5, 2010

Santa Cruz Sentinel article

"SCOTTS VALLEY -- If you are secretly pining over old Borland memorabilia -- the classic Pascal 3.0 software still in its original shrink wrap, a Borland varsity letter jacket once reserved for executives or a shiny yellow bumper sticker proclaiming that "Delphi Developers Do It Faster" -- this is your chance to bid in an unusual auction and have your purchase support recovery efforts in Haiti."

"Borland memorabilia auctioned for Haiti recovery" - Jennifer Pittman

Haitian Relief Auction Update - $3,582!

Borland Memorabilia Auctions for Haitian Relief

First wave of auctions (about 50) end this Sunday at 6pm PST.

Happy bidding!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Collector's Edition Borland Conference Button Set

Featured item:

Borland Conference Button Set

eBay Auction here - All proceeds go to Haitian Relief!

Haiti Relief: Championship Borland Softball

Chris Hesik, Delphi R&D, has donated a very special item that is now up for sale. All proceeds go to Haitian Relief.

SIGNED Borland Softball League Championship Softball!!!

This item represents a fairy tale ending to a company softball league.

Letter from Chris Hesik:

2000 Inprise Softball League Champions “Virtual Base”

Championship Game Signed Game Ball (and a receipt from the subsequent celebration at the Felton Round Table Pizza)

Date: 9/18/2000
Score: 23-15

After having played and lost to the Inprise Sales team several times during the season, no one thought that Virtual Base, made up of mostly Delphi and C++Builder R&D and QA Engineers, had much of a chance when the two teams met again in the League Championship game.  A strong first inning rally gave Virtual Base a large lead that lasted the entire game.

*Chris Hesik
*Allen Bauer
*Dave Wilhelm
*Spencer Kimball
*Jason Sprenger
*Michael Swindell
*Christine Ellis
Ramesh Theivendran
Terri Bartos
Jeff Peters
Ellie Peters
Kurt "Gator" Algayar
Karen Bauer
Kenn Ellis

*Current Embarcadero Employee

Great items JUST LISTED!!! For Haitian Relief.

Awesome new items listed!

New items include:

Delphi 1 - FIRST SHIP

Delphi 2 Standard - New In Box

Vintage Borland Quattro Pro Jacket

Vintage Borland OOP Jacket

Conference Button Set

And more!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Haitian Relief Auction Update - $1,884!

Total bid value has almost doubled in the last 24 hours!

I added a "special" auction - Bag-O-Stuff from my secret cabinet of SWAG!

Rumor has it that David I is cooking up a "lunch/dinner with David I anywhere in the world" kinda thing. ;)

Keep bidding, and supporting Haiti!